Virtual reality has increased in popularity in regards to training employees for real-life situations. American company Strivr worked closely with Wal-Mart to simulate the frenzy of panicked customers an employee would face during a Black Friday shift. The simulation was so realistic that when MIT Technology Review’s senior editor Rachel Metz took part in the Virtual Reality experience, she also experienced the same shivers run up her spine that she did when covering it as a reporter. A similar experience we have created at Virtual…Continue Reading “TRAINING EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE OF THE BOX”

If you’ve ever had to buy carry-on luggage you have stood in store, eyed the the small roller bag up and down, trying to decided if it will come under airline regulations. Once you have taken a good chunk of time deciding if it will fit or not, you purchase and take it home to start packing. The process of eyeing the bag up and down goes on until you weigh it and re-pack it hoping that you won’t be hit with an oversize fee….Continue Reading “KLM AIRLINES MAKE FLYING EASIER WITH AUGMENTED REALITY”

GRAB YOUR PHONES AND GET OUTSIDE! You probably won’t hear many people say that, but we think that outdoor activities such as hiking, biking or even taking the kids to the park can be just as fun (if not better) with technology! Imagine you are walking through beautiful ancient woodland, you come across a marker in the woods and use it as a target to activate a character on your phone screen that will tell you all about woodcutting in the 1930’s. https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/local-news/augmented-reality-trail-opens-visitors-13311247 Your hike…Continue Reading “Augmented Reality Encouraging Outdoor Activities”

Do you remember when you would be looking for a service, lets say a plumber, and your first call to action would be to search the Yellow Pages book that you kept stashed away in a drawer. Now if you are picturing yourself using the Yellow Pages, you’re probably picturing a time where you couldn’t use a home phone and the internet at the same time. Really if you’re picturing a home phone, there’s a pretty high chance that you are still imagining a situation…Continue Reading “Social Media for Small Business – Websites”

In 2018 Virtual Reality has become an incredible tool for all types of marketing. Whether it is the Volvo XC90 Experience that allows consumers to test drive a car in their own home or VERYX, a food processing company that took potential customers on a self-guided tour without visiting their production line.     In some professions it’s nearly impossible to show your clients the product due to accessibility and sometimes safety. Using VR you can show mining equipment that may not even be built…Continue Reading “WHY VR IS YOUR NEW MARKETING BEST FRIEND”

There are many debates on whether or not technology is becoming too common in our classrooms. Technology is definitely a big part of the younger generations day to day, so why not use it to help engage them in education? Now, I’m not talking about 3D printing geometric fish and chips or space broccoli like one of London’s Primary Schools, but more like using gamification in education. Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts. Imagine instead of making the…Continue Reading “TECHNOLOGY IN OUR CLASSROOMS”

Whether you’re a tech nut, sci-fi fan or simply enjoy losing yourself in eye catching imagery and sounds, 4D short films are increasing in popularity. We have listed three films that have caught our attention for you to indulge in. We recommend high quality headphones and big screens so you can truly immerse yourself in the moment. SQR – An Animated Musical Short SQR an animated musical short from Bart LAAK Verlaak on Vimeo. Software used: Adobe after effects Cinema 4D with otoy octane Audio:…Continue Reading “THREE 4D SHORTS THAT YOU WILL LOSE YOURSELF IN”

Absorbing information visually is one of the easiest ways to understand a problem and make a decision on how to solve it. As cities are developing at larger rates, the need for city planning is not only increasing but in need of revitalising. Computer-Aided Drawings, also know as CAD, has seemed to have gained a partner in communicating the architect’s ideas in virtual reality as it is steadily becoming the next step from using CAD. Not only can you show clients what a building is…Continue Reading “THE FUTURE OF CITY PLANNING AND VIRTUAL REALITY”